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Postgraduates

At any time there are between fifteen and twenty postgraduate students in Materials Engineering.

PhD

Velile Vilane

VLNVEL002@myuct.ac.za
Grain refinement of titanium alloys
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Vicky Cain

cainv@cput.ac.za
A fatigue study on Ti components produced by the Selective Laser Melting process
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Ryan Matthews 

ryan.matthews@eskom.co.za
Primary water stress corrosion cracking studies of structural materials in pressurised water nuclear reactors
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Iosif Vazirgiantzikis

jvaz597@live.co.za
Investigation into the surface modification of Ti-6Al-4V to facilitate antimicrobial ionic silver intergration for use in implantable orthopaedic devices
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MSc

Nicolas Cardenas

Nicolas.Cardenas@Eskom.co.za
CRDNIC005@myuct.ac.za
Investigation into the applicability and performance of the Digital Image Correlation method to measure creep strain in pipe welds in the Eskom power station context.
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Francisco Agostinho

AGSFRA001@myuct.ac.za
Development of High Performance and Efficient Coating Repair Systems for Offshore Tropical Marine Environment
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Hiranya Naicker

Hiranya.Naicker@alumni.uct.ac.za
Parametric study on the compactibility of Ti-6Al-4V during direct powder rolling
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Kashir Singh

kashir.singh@alumni.uct.ac.za
Experimental Investigation of Creep Damage of a Thermally Exposed Component in Coal Power Plants
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Sandy Mariaye

sndmr96@gmail.com
The effects of hydrogen as a temporary element on the compaction, partial sintering, hot rolling and annealing processes in the manufacturing of Ti-6Al-4V by powder metallurgy.
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Leebashen Naicker

NaickeLE@eskom.co.za
Influence of Heat Treatment Condition on SCC Properties of Low Pressure Turbine Blades – FV520B Stainless Steel
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Rabelani Masindi

MSNRAB001@myuct.ac.za
The influence of steckel mill process parameters on dynamic and static annealing response of AISI430 ferritic stainless steel.
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Megan Steytler

stymeg002@myuct.ac.za
The commercial feasibility and potential product applications of direct powder rolled titanium
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Candice Mias

msxcan001@myuct.ac.za
To investigate the effect of processing parameters on the microstructural evolution and texture development in AA3104 aluminium alloy during hot rolling on a reversing mill
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Lehlomelo Matjelo

mtjleh001@myuct.ac.za
Mechanical and microstructural characterisation of Ti6Al4V alloy produced by the selective laser melting (SLM) at different scanning speeds
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